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Intel Volunteers Beautify Five Hillsboro Schools in Large Single-Day Effort

More than 400 employees from the Product Development Group to assist schools through project completion and Intel’s volunteer matching grants
Wednesday, July 29, 2015/Author: Beth Graser/Number of views (84)/
Girls Get IT Camp Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Girls Get IT Camp Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Girl-focused technology camp has become a model for others throughout the country.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015/Author: areyj/Number of views (55)/
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U.S. Department of Education Approves Oregon’s Flexibility Waiver

 The U.S. Department of Education announced today...
Thursday, July 23, 2015/Author: areyj/Number of views (165)/
Martha Guise Selected as Century High School Principal

Martha Guise Selected as Century High School Principal

Superintendent Scott announced today that Martha Guise...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015/Author: areyj/Number of views (1569)/

Elementary Offices Reopen August 20, 2015

If you have a child who will be starting kindergarten this fall...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015/Author: areyj/Number of views (124)/

Flu Season Coming to Oregon – It is NOT too late to get Vaccinated!

Created 2 years 196 days ago
on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 4:45 PM
by Beth Graser

Views: 941

The nationwide flu epidemic is slowly making its way toward Oregon.  Local officials indicate they are preparing for the flu season to hit our area; so far we are still in the early phases, but identified cases are increasing.

The trend for this particular flu season is that the peak is lasting longer and, in general, people seem to be sicker.  Good news is that the match for the vaccine appears to be pretty good.  People who were vaccinated may still get the flu, but if they do it will be a milder case.

Here are some important notes and reminders:

  • It is not too late to get vaccinated!
  • Students with underlying medical conditions who develop influenza-like symptoms should contact their doctor within 48 hours to see if an antiviral should be started.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
  • Cover your cough, use a tissue when you cough or sneeze or do so into your sleeve, avoid touching the T-zone (eyes, nose, mouth) with your hands.
  • Wipe surfaces frequently as this is a common transmission mode.  Flu virus is easily killed with regular disinfection.
  • If you’re sick, stay home!

For additional information, please visit the Immunizations and Health page on our website and click the Resources tab.

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